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Curiosity Advertising

Finance Director

Finance – Cincinnati, Ohio
Department Finance
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Senior Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION

Director, Finance

We use our curiosity to bring creative solutions to business problems. All of our employees must be curious. The Director, Finance is no different. You will be joining the ranks of curious professionals who think big thoughts and have the courage to break new ground and reinvent the definition of creativity and integration. You must be a good person who supports your colleagues with empathy and honesty. You must believe in collaboration and positive confrontation for the sake of team and individual accountability. You must celebrate being a teacher and a mentor. You must be able to laugh with others and at yourself. You must conduct yourself in a manner that engenders respect and promotes lasting relationships. You must have a big heart and a burning fire in your belly to be a part of something bigger than yourself. You must be indispensable. Above all, you must be willing to fail rather than settle for conformity.

After all, our goal is to create a creative culture and a company that is like no other.  If this speaks to who you are and where you would like to grow your career, then please read on.

Responsibilities:

The Director of Finance’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with senior management to provide guidance and expertise relating to any strategic decisions taken on by the Company.
  • Analyzes, interprets, and communicates financial results and company positions to senior management.
  • Protects Company assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls and coordinates the Company’s risk management system.
  • Oversees all accounting and financial operations of the organization and their accompanying staff.  Areas include: Budgets/Forecast, Cash/Treasury, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Purchasing, Financial Reporting etc., including supervision of internal staff.
  • Partners in the oversight of technology, human resources and risk management functions, including management of the Company’s third party providers (i.e. IT firm, employee benefits administrators and insurance broker).
  •  Coordinates the annual audit/review and corporate tax compliance work and maintains the relationship with the Company’s external accounting firm.
  • Manages the relationship with the Company’s lender/bank, including negotiation of debt/line of credit agreements and compliance reporting.

As with all members of the Curiosity team, the Director, Finance is expected to follow the policies described in the Curiosity Employee Handbook, attend appropriate client and internal meetings, and conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times while working to instill a positive work environment at Curiosity.

Competencies:

  • Proficient understanding of US GAAP policies
  • Demonstrate the ability to strategically think through problems to find best solutions.
  • Exudes a high level of Integrity and business acumen.
  • Possesses the appropriate technical capacity to perform the required responsibilities effectively.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Have 10+ years of accounting or finance experience in a management role.
  • CPA designation and/or master’s degree in a business-related field is a plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the advertising industry is a plus.
  •  Experience converting from cash basis to accrual basis of accounting is a plus.

Critical Skills/Traits:

A successful Director of Finance at Curiosity will possess the following personality traits:

  • Outgoing, ability to build rapport with people from all walks of life.
  • Ability to maintain a professional image.
  • Have a sense of confidence and ambition
  • Be a self-starter and highly motivated.
  • Possess strong organizational and attention to detail skills.
  • Stays cool under pressure.
  • Have a passion for curiosity, fresh thinking and innovative ideas.
  • Be comfortable with both independent work and team collaboration.
  • Capable of utilizing both a hands on management style as well as delegate tasks dependent upon what the situation calls for.

This position reports to the President & Chief Client Officer.

What is Curiosity?

Curiosity is a full-service strategic 360-degree advertising and communications agency with national scope and national clients. We are driving our clients’ growth by uncovering a rich understanding of how our target consumers interact, contribute to and share within the interactive space.

Curiosity provides clients with full-service communications solutions, including interactive and traditional campaign development. We are an agency filled with inquisitive, passionate, innovative marketers, designers, brand strategists, copywriters and programmers who give our clients a superior experience based on blending insights, energy, creativity and intuition to create unforgettable campaigns and client results.

 

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  • Location
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Department
    Finance
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Executive
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